Undergraduate Course: Orchestration 3 (MUSI10004)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to give students the ability to write for a variety of instrumental forces culminating in the full orchestra, using a variety of mainly early or mid-20th century models. A substantial part of the course is spent analysing relevant scores, in particular examples of composers transcribing or arranging their own music.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Composition 2 (MUSI08030)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least three Music courses at grade B or above in Music Theory (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Two coursework projects (25% each) and one extended project (50%).
||Formative feedback is provided on weekly class exercises
|No Exam Information
| - Students will have learned how to write for a variety of instrumental forces up to and including full orchestra.
- They will be able to analyse scores from the point of view of orchestration and apply analagous techniques in their own work.
- They will have learned how to make piano reductions of orchestral scores.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Lectures in Weeks 1-5 and 7-11 . Weekly class exercises will also be given and corrected.
|Course organiser||Prof Peter Nelson
Tel: (0131 6)50 2428
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422